Our utilities client, based out of Regina, SK, is actively looking for a Server Architect to implement and administer on premise server infrastructure and Microsoft Cloud services utilizing industry and security best practices. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 10 years of recent and practical server administration experience, including several years in a lead enterprise level server architect role that incorporates Microsoft Cloud services.
Ideally the candidate will have:
- Proven proficiency in Microsoft on premise server architecture, design, and implementation
- Proven proficiency in Microsoft Cloud (0365, Azure) architecture, design and services.
- Proven proficiency in VMware vSphere architecture, design, and implementation
- Proven proficiency with server and storage security best practices
- Experience in influencing and establishing collaboration direction within an organization
- Understanding of enterprise level server and cloud architecture
- Understanding of integrations of an on-premise environment and the cloud.
- North American job experience
Typical activities in this role include:
- Leading with the design, implementation, documentation, and troubleshooting of the enterprise server environment.
- Helps prepare plans for development and installation of server and storage according to present and future requirements
- Provides expert technical support, administration, and engineering on Microsoft and VMware vSphere environments
- Leads the monitoring, performance tunes, troubleshooting and resolution of system problems to ensure system availability
- Provides expert technical support with the VMware environment including but not limited to VMware vSphere and VMware Horizon
- Manage and maintain server disaster recovery including planning, implementation, maintenance and testing
- Leads and manages the configuration, administration, upgrade, and maintenance of corporate and DR servers and related infrastructure as well as the Storage Environment
- Interacts with our user base (corporate and field employees) on an as needed basis regarding technology issues and escalations
- Provides infrastructure architecture recommendations
- Works with server patch management processes and procedures to facilitate deployment
- Maintains systems integrity through change control and problem management procedures and communication with internal customers
- Accomplishes department objectives by leading staff; organizing and monitoring work process
- Follows Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out position responsibilities
- Attends and participates in team meetings
- Works with the Enterprise and Solution Architecture team and other business leads to establish scalable server and storage solutions.
- Act as a representative of Information Systems
If you bring the mentioned skills and experiences to the table, then we would love to chat you!
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